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Police car struck by dirt bike, injuring officer

The collision happened while officers were making an arrest near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.

6 shot, including 14-year-old boy, in Philadelphia’s Fairhill neighborhood

Six people, including a 14-year-old boy, were shot at 8th and Clearfield Streets. It occurred a day after nine other people were shot, two fatally, in five incidents across the city.

10-year-old girl dies after falling off ride at South Jersey festival

The girl was ejected from the Super Sizzler extreme ride at the Deerfield Township Harvest Festival in Cumberland County. Organizers canceled games and a parade planned for Sunday.

Former Philly cop Richard Frank charged with sexually assaulting a minor

Richard Frank retired from the Philadelphia Police Department after being accused of sexually harassing female cops. Now he's charged with indecent assault and corrupting the morals of a minor in Southampton Township, Bucks County.

City could kick in $10,000,000 for asbestos work in Philadelphia schools

City Councilman at-Large Derek Green proposed the funding after learning Wednesday that a city teacher has mesothelioma, a form of cancer linked to asbestos.

Teachers’ union investigating a possible cancer link to Philly schools, warns of hazards

“Disturbed asbestos has been observed and reported at schools across the district,” said teachers’ union president Jerry Jordan. “The students and educators are literally risking death whenever they go to school — that is a shocking, shocking thing.”

Two women shot, one critically, at pool party in Northeast Philly

Police were already on the scene in the 9100 block of Verree Road after receiving numerous noise complaints.

Investigators capture suspect in robbery tied to kidnapping, murder of Camden Council president’s grandson

Police arrest a man they believed took part in the robbery of a cellphone later used to extort drugs from the family of Curtis Jenkins III.

‘A calculated plot to entrap’: Murder charges in death of Camden city councilman’s grandson followed kidnapping, drug ransom demand, police say

The kidnapper texted Jenkins's relatives a picture of the man, bound and blindfolded, and demanded 10 to 15 pounds of marijuana as a ransom payment. His body was found the next day.

Philadelphia has a lead poisoning problem. And some are fighting to eradicate it.

A new state report finds that children’s exposure to lead is much worse than previously known. State lawmakers detail legislation to help protect children from lead’s toxic scourge.